Board of Directors

Dr. Saleem Zaidi, Dr Sana Zaidi



Directors Emeritus

Dr.Saleem Zaidi



Janice A. Freedman, M.P.H.

Executive Director

Jasmine Getrouw-Moore, M.P.A.

Young Families Connect Media Outreach Coordinator

Karen Gupton,

A.A.Website Manager/ IT Support/ Office Administrator

Marilyn (Lynn) Williams, B.S.Accounts Payable

Independent Contractors

Sterling Fulton, M.H.A.

Wake Up Wake Consultant

Board of Directors


Buck Wilson, MS
Public Health Director,
Cumberland County Department of Public Health

Vice Chair

Claire B. Niver, SPHR, CCP, CBP
Sr. Vice President
Human Resources and Corporate Affairs
Pepsi Bottling Ventures NC


Michael James Lotterhos, CPA
Davis Moore


Matt Barker, BS
Vice President of Marketing and Interactive Sales
TeleHealth Services


Megan L. Anderson, BA

Financial Sales Manager
First Citizens Bank

Laura T. Blanchard, MD, MSPH

Piedmont Health Services

David Ellis, MPA

Deputy County ManagerWake County

Charles C. Ivey, EdS

Executive Director
Partnership for Children of Wayne County

John Jo, JD

Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell and Jernigan, LLP

Amy McConkey

Vice President
North Carolina Beverage Association

Kimberly McDonald, MD, MPH

Medical Director
Wake County Human Services

Dr. Lorraine Wilson, DNP, RN

Nursing Instructor
Watts School of Nursing

Directors Emeritus

Thomas J. Bacon (DrPH)

Retired, UNC Chapel Hill
Area Health Education Center

Stuart Bondurant, MD

Retired, UNC Chapel Hill
School of Medicine

Howard Fitts, EdD

North Carolina Central University

Robert (Bob) Garren, MBA

International Textile Group

Judge Bob Hunter, JD

Retired, N.C. Court of Appeals

Charles A. Sanders, MD

Former Chairman & CEO, Glaxo, Inc.